On Nov 27 and 28 CFIA is having their annual meeting with all accredited CVBs in their head office in Ottawa. This meeting is an opportunity to discuss accreditation issues in order to have harmonized accreditation procedures for all CVBs. Some of the agenda topics for this year meeting are implementation of Part 13 of the SFCR (Safe Food fro Canadians Regulations), status of update on CAN/CGSB organic standards, equivalency arrangements issues and update of COR operating Manual.
The IOAS will be in attendance. If you have any relevant issues you wish the IOAS to ask CFIA about during this meeting please contact us via email.